Back on familiar ground at the National Balloon Classic Memorial Balloon Field in Indianola, Iowa, dry weather and a little Saturday sunshine during the Oct. 13-14 weekend created favorable racing conditions for the 2018 DirtFish SCCA RallyCross National Championship participants. Racers were also treated to three distinct courses – two on Saturday and one long course on Sunday. And with grip levels going up and down as competition dried and packed the terrain, the competition was tight – in fact, several races were not decided until late on Sunday.
Prepared Rear-Wheel Drive saw Miatas take the first three positions. A virtual RallyCross rookie when he won the title in 2017, a now much more experienced Myles Goertz ran consistently all weekend with the exception of one cone, coming away with the victory. Second place went to Shawn Roberts who also kept things neat and tidy with no cones, but he didn’t quite have the speed to match Goertz.